Everywhere you go it seems there’s another beautiful young celebrity declaring her (yes, it is almost always her) sexual orientation as something other than straight, which is fine. If you attended college you’re probably familiar with attractive people announcing their equal opportunity status. Though sometimes you can’t help but feel like it’s just a great sound bite celebrities offer right around the release date of an impending project. However, if more bisexuals were as vocal as Anna Paquin there’d be less doubt on the matter. Which, to be honest, is only news because they volunteer this information. Anna says she’s bi, is only seen dating men, is now having a child, but is not straight. I believe her, but let’s do a quick roundup of our sexually fluid stars and see which of them practice what they preach.
So this year’s Esquire’s sex issue was a pretty fun round up. Based on a third party polling company, we’ve learned that the majority of heterosexual men polled prefer to have their women on top during sex (cowgirl), and only two percent enjoy sex standing up. Thank god no one told Michael Fassbinder that in SHAME, the hotel scene would have been a lot less interesting. But what seems to be gathering the most attention, both welcomed and uncomfortable, is that nineteen percent of married men polled have had sex with another man. Out of that group, twelve percent have been repeat offenders. That’s about one out of five married men, dudes, bros, in the country. For some of us (the gays), this isn’t much of a surprise, albeit not discussed outside of our circle. Still, why is this taboo?
In a review of THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO (the new U.S. version starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara), the US Weekly critic Mara Reinstein writes of Lisbeth Salander, “The brazenly bisexual, leather-clad, withdrawn title heroine…” Wait — brazenly what? What does it even mean to be brazenly bisexual?
photo by Paul_Mannix Guess which book, according to the American Library Association, is the title most often requested to be removed from schools and libraries in the U.S.? Give up? For the third year in a row, it’s And Tango Makes Three, which is a guide to building your own bomb while smoking crack and attending…